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common thing in high schools. so the shooter is a much bigger tip of the iceberg in loneliness and rejection and most people get past it and go on past high school, but those who suffer a particularly, treatment form of mental illness take every slight as a magnified catastrophe and it means something more serious to them than to the ordinary kid that gross out of it and doesn't enjoy it either. >> is there a threshold or an age if it's not dealt with at that time that this person will only get worse and it will fester and turn into something like this, a violent rampage? >> we know these mental disturbances that often characterize shooters begin in adolescence and they're very difficult to identify at that age, but if they manage to make it to their 20s it becomes a more fluid form that we are able to identify and that's one of the hardest things about this particular shooting and once someone gets beyond high school where we see them in a social setting it could be much harder. >> katherine newman, appreciate it. >> robert f. kennedy's daughter weighs in on the gun control de
is dealing with some darkness or loneliness or some doubt. we have the opportunity to be an element of kindness and encouragement to people. let's not forget we all have the opportunity to do that with the people in our circle as well. >> heather: i heard this tossed around a lot, a description of not being the commander in chief but taking the roll on as the comforter in chief. do you think that should be the first priority? >> he has done that. that is why i said i'm not sure words are important or he should even speak. people want to see the president is there and he can reach out to people and comfort them and be there. he listens to them that he hears them, that is what i think we wanted to see for ourselves. >> heather: what about lessons he can share from this tragedy and since his time in the oval office? >> i think that is very difficult. i'm not sure that those kinds of lessons. he is not a preacher, he is the president for him to be talking about. he is the person that is there comforting and representing the nation in his effort. >> well said. on that point, i'm a little
-- community. that's one thing. the other thing is, in my loneliness moments when i've made transitions, and i made an awful lot transitions in my life, only not only religiously but in terms of the way i think. it has been very important for me to have friends in another place. let's take eboo and me. my sense is that we will remain friends forever. there might be lonely times that i would go through and he would go through in the future, but my conviction i should is that i can reach out and say this is going on, are you still there for me. and i think is really important for all of us to have a network of people who may not be immediately in our community, that we can touch the e-mail or mail or something like that. >> yeah, thank you for that. so, so one of the things we tried to do, actually what we do at iyc is where very deliberate about building that community. so interfaith leadership institute our time will we're bringing together 100, 150 students together on the campus helping them see themselves as interfaith leaders. training them, and basically setting that up to say we promise
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